Local Artisans

If you are an artist from the Corridor and wish to be featured in the gallery, please contact about becoming a member of the Whistler Arts Council.

Benjamin McLaughlin | Artisan

Benjamin McLaughlin is a practicing artist and Industrial Designer in Whistler and Vancouver, British Columbia. He studied at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, for several years before emigrating to Canada,...  View Profile

Borgi Rayen | Artisan

Borgi Rayen lives and creates in beautiful Whistler, BC. She is inspired by the natural wonders that surrounds her. Jewellery or clay, her style represents a quiet beauty. It started with a part-time hobby and bloomed...  View Profile

Caroline Miller | Artisan

Originally from Vancouver Island, Caroline apprenticed under a jeweller in Montevideo, Uruguay and then went on to receive a Diploma from the Kootenay School of the Arts Majoring in Jewellery and Small Object Design. She...  View Profile

Cheryl Massey | Artisan

A venture into the Northern Gulf Islands led to Cheryl discovering her passion for weaving as she sat on a beach to create her first bird-nest-like basket from the grass surrounding her. Under the teachings of...  View Profile

Effie Baker | Artisan

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Frances Solar | Artisan

Fran Solar is a contemporary BC artist who combines textile techniques with unconventional materials to create unique woven sculpture, both free-standing and wall-mounted.

Fran studied at the University of...  View Profile

Hiroko Tayaka | Artisan

Hiroko is a mother of two young boys, is a passionate gardener, herbalist and basket weaver.   She first came to Mount Currie in 1998 and knew that she wanted to stay.   Since she was a child, she has loved handicrafts...  View Profile

Holly St.Denis | Artisan

Holly grew up in Langley, BC where creativity was always encouraged in her home. Living in Whistler for over seven years has allowed her to experiance many styles of art. Although she has dabbled in different mediums her...  View Profile

Jennifer Blair | Artisan

A born creator, this self-taught glass artist admits that her hot fused work has evolved mostly through trial & error and that when she first started experimenting with glass, her pieces were straightforward, linear...  View Profile

Joanna Lovett | Artisan

West coast artist, Joanna Lovett has captured the essence of her world in soft-textured, wearable pieces that make personal statements for the wearer. She has been making her distinctive style of jewelry for over ten...  View Profile

Judy Bourhis | Artisan

Now, nearly thirty-five years later, I find it is still, all about the stained glass for me; this beautiful and rare, specialty glass, that is imported from international factories.

I have specialized in custom...  View Profile

Kathleen Tennock | Artisan

Kathleen was born in South Africa where she studied Fine Art at the Johannesburg Art Foundation and even though she no longer live there, the forms and textures of Africa can still be seen and felt all through her work...  View Profile

Laurie MacCallum | Artisan

Laurie MacCallum has been potting for over 10 years, although only seriously the last few years.  Laurie is inspired by primitive and historical ceramics and finishes her pieces to reference artifacts found at...  View Profile

Linda Davies | Artisan

Throughout my life I have been drawn to colour, texture, design and the effects of light and dark.

The magical nature of lampwork glass offers me the opportunity to create my personal interpretation of colour and...  View Profile

Mike Tyler | Artisan

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Penny Eder Martyn | Artisan

Penny has been and artist all her life, working in various mediums, from clay, cement, fiberglass, paper mâché, mosaics, to acrylic and pen and ink.

For Penny, it is not simply enough to draw her ideas from all of...  View Profile

Seema Zaidi | Artisan

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Vincent Massey | Artisan

Vincent Massey graduated from Farnham Art College, England in 1982 specializing in the traditional English and Japanese methods of stoneware, including firing techniques of wood, salt and raku. Further apprenticeships...  View Profile

Yosuke Hamazaki | Artisan

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